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I Must Not Write All Over the Walls: Banksy Directs <i>The Simpsons</i> I Must Not Write All Over the Walls: Banksy Directs <i>The Simpsons</i>

I Must Not Write All Over the Walls: Banksy Directs <i>The Simpsons</i>

by Alissa Walker
October 12, 2010

According to street art advocates Wooster Collective, recent authors of the book Trespass, graffiti artist Banksy storyboarded and directed the opening sequence of The Simpsons last night (aka the "couch gag"). Overall, it's a pretty devastating take on commercialism, merchandising, and 20th Century Fox. It's definitely the most disturbing and stylized opening the show has seen. For comparison, here is every couch gag up until this year.

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